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Giles goes into orbit, Phils fall again

By Dennis Deitch |


  • Sports

    Olympic champion May-Treanor kicked off Pottstown Rumble with Dream in Gold clinics

    Misty May-Treanor kicked off the 2015 Pottstown Rumble on Thursday, June 25, hosting two sessions of her “Dream in Gold Clinic” at Pottstown’s Memorial Park.

    By Thomas Nash @Thomas_Nash10 on Twitter |

  • Philadelphia Phillies

    Phillies Notebook: Sandberg wants to see more of Rupp

    PITTSBURGH >> The Phillies played an afternoon game Wednesday in Cincinnati before making a puddle-hop to Pittsburgh before sunset, then had a full day off Thursday before getting back to business Friday night at PNC Park for the start of a weekend series against the Pirates.

    By Dennis Deitch |

  • Sports

    Boyertown Optimist Lacrosse Teams program holds 20th annual ‘Lax Fest’

    The Boyertown Optimist Lacrosse Teams (BOLT) celebrated its 20th Annual End of Season “Lax Fest” Tournament on Saturday, June 6, at Boyertown Junior High West.

    By Kristen Federico |

  • Sports

    FIELD HOCKEY: Karen Kocher named the new Boyertown High field hockey coach

    If you’ve lived in Boyertown most of your life, you might remember the days of triumph, of championships and consistent success the BASH field hockey team enjoyed throught the late 1990s. Since then, the program has been on the downward slide, and has changed coaches quite a bit in the past 10-12 years, with coaches not staying more than two years. Enter Karen Kooker, a teacher for the district, who has become the new field hockey. She hopes to bring a consistency to a program that...

    By Phil Haddad For 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    Legion Baseball: Bears to play annual Alumni game

    The Boyertown Legion Bears will be holding their annual alumni game this upcoming weekend (i.e., Saturday, June 13). It will be the fourth time that the Bears have held this event, as it was also held in 2006, 2010, and 2014.

    By Rob Zambanini For 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    TRACK AND FIELD: Boyertown’s Dylan Eddinger sets back-to-back records

    When the Boyertown High track season began, Dylan Eddinger noticed all of the school track records posted on the locker room wall. Immediately he set his sights on the 800 meter run record set over 20 years ago by Kevin Heacock. The time of 1:54 was one Dylan knew was within his reach, so that was his goal.

    By Phil Haddad For 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    Local athletes take part in state track & field meet

    SHIPPENSBURG >> Garden Spot High School junior Javon McIntyre finished sixth in the boys Class AAA 400-meter dash with a time of 49.90 seconds during the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Seth Grove Stadium on the campus of Shippensburg University on May 22-23.

    By Barry Sankey @BarryBSankey1 on Twitter |

  • Track and field

    Boyertown’s Dylan Eddingher takes home a bronze at PIAA Track & Field Championships

    It was a weekend to remember for Boyertown senior Dylan Eddingher at the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium May 22 and 23. Eddinger came home with a third-place bronze medal in the Class AAA 800-meter run withd a time of 1:51.19 in the finals.

    By Barry Sankey Bsankey |

  • News

    Kutztown High School Class of 2017 hosts first Running of the Cougars 5K Race and Fun Walk

    On Saturday, May 16, the Kutztown Area High School Class of 2017 hosted the first annual “Running of the Cougars” 5K Race and Fun Walk.

    By Garrett Moyer Sophomore Class Historian |

  • Sports

    TRACK AND FIELD: Exeter’s Cassandra Whitmoyer to run for Edinboro University

    For Exeter Township High School senior Cassandra Whitmoyer, running is important. So when she went shopping for a college to attend next fall, she wanted a college where running was important. In the end, that college was Edinboro University. She recently signed her letter-of-intent to run cross country and track for the Fighting Scots.

    Ric Webb

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